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The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective

The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective

by Timothy H. Parsons

Editorial: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780742572171
Número de páginas: 168
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 5 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-09-15
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Although Britain's overseas empire may not have been "acquired in a fit of absence of mind," as one of its most prominent historians once alleged, neither was it the brainchild of politicians and bureaucrats in London. Why, then, has so much imperial history been written from this metropolitan perspective? Timothy Parsons strongly contends that the scope and duration of this, the largest of all modern European empires, can only be understood from a non-Western perspective. In an exceptionally concise and ...